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Beijing prepared for workers returning from unlocked Hubei

Beijing community workers said they are prepared to welcome Hubei workers who have been stranded in the epidemic-stricken province for nearly two months safely and gradually, easing public concerns over COVID-19 as online posts indicated that there would be 300,000 such people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 22:48:41

Shutdown of intl flights 'unlikely' in China despite risk of imported COVID-19

With a surge of imported COVID-19 cases in China and two local infections transmitted from imported patients, calls for the suspension of all international flights have increased, but public health experts and aviation industry insiders noted that a complete shutdown is “unlikely and unnecessary.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 21:26:14

Local confirmed case in Beijing shared stairway with imported patient from UK: Beijing CDC

In what is believed to be the first local patient infected by an imported case in Beijing, a man in the capital who recently tested positive for COVID-19 was likely infected by a confirmed patient who returned from the UK, as the two shared the same "polluted" stairway, Beijing's Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (Beijing CDC) said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 21:08:40

Cities receive overseas returnees with careful epidemic control measures

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading globally, more Chinese students who study abroad have chosen to return to China by overcoming all difficulties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 20:18:40

COVID-19 pandemic just started, hard to see end: Chinese epidemiologist

The global COVID-19 pandemic has just started, and it's too early to predict when it will come to an end, a senior epidemiologist from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, who gave an estimate based on China's experience.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 19:32:31

Shanghai doctor aiding Wuhan shares COVID-19 experience with overseas counterparts

It's high time to share the effective measures that Chinese medical professionals have adopted in Wuhan and Hubei with the world, as epidemiologists warned the global battle against COVID-19 is just starting and cases outside China are expected to spike.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:23:22

China vows legal punishment on violators of border health laws, regardless of nationality

Irrespective of their nationality or even if they are stateless, people who violate China's border health quarantine law will be punished, said China's top court and procuratorate officials, as the country is on high alert to prevent imported COVID-19 cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 17:08:26

Wuhan, Hubei to lift lockdown, signaling China's win over COVID-19

Starting from March 25, cities outside Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, will lift the travel restrictions to other cities and resume normal transportation, local authority said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:51:42

China disposes of 182,000 tonnes of medical waste amid COVID-19 outbreak

China has disposed of 182,000 tonnes of medical waste since late January amid the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/24 13:35:53

Epidemic control measures help company locate 'ghost employees'

A private company in Kunshan, East China's Jiangsu Province, discovered more than 20 "ghost employees" when it was checking 180 workers' personal information and whereabouts before applying to the local public security department for permission to resume production as COVID-19 epidemic is fading away.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:12:09

Wuhan to lift restrictions on outbound travelers

The Hubei Health Commission announced on Tuesday that residents in the central Chinese city of Wuhan would be allowed to travel outside the city starting April 8 in a bid to resume the outbound movement of people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:08:29

Wuhan to lift lockdown on April 8

Starting from April 8, Wuhan will lift its road blockades and resume movement of traffic and personnel in a timely manner.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:07:55

China's Hubei Province except Wuhan to lift outbound traffic control starting Wed

Starting from March 25, cities outside Wuhan will lift the travel restrictions to other cities and resume normal transportation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:06:09

Beijing adopts full quarantine and testing for inbound travelers

All people entering Beijing from overseas are requested to undergo quarantine for medical observations and take nucleic acid tests starting from Wednesday, the city said on Tuesday, responding to the increasing number of imported cases of the COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 12:53:40

China sends new group of remote sensing satellites into space

China successfully sent a group of remote sensing Yaogan-30 satellites into space on Tuesday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 12:26:26

Amended Regulations on Administration of Distant Water Fishery Released by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China

The newly amended Regulations on the Administration of Distant Water Fishery ("Regulations") have been approved after deliberation by the Executive Meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
Source: | 2020/3/24 11:17:26

Wuhan doctor's infection ends five-day streak of zero new cases in city

The one confirmed case reported in Wuhan is a doctor from the Hubei People's Hospital. The doctor might be infected in the hospital. The case broke the five-day streak of zero new infection in the city.
Source: | 2020/3/24 10:21:20

Beijing and Shanghai report new local transmission from imported COVID-19 cases

Shanghai and Beijing reported one new locally transmitted COVID-19 case on Monday, respectively. It is the second and third local transmission of its kind, following one other case in Guangdong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 10:03:40